Auction 95, Lot 220

"Carte pour Servir a l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des Etablissemens et du Commerce des Europeens dans les Deux Indes", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Atlantic

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de Toute les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre…

Color: Black & White

Size:
18.2 x 12.7 inches
46.2 x 32.3 cm

Cleaning engraved map shows South American, most of western Africa and the southern portion of North America. Names Apaches in the Southwest, important cities and rivers. Trade wind direct is engraved over oceans. Unusually decorative cartouche for Bonne features trident, feathered crown, flags, etc.

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Condition: A

Some light offsetting, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 6/13/2001

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